Thomas Carpenter

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Thomas K. Carpenter’s young adult trilogy, Gamers, has been called a cross between The Hunger Games and the Uglies trilogies by reviewers. His best selling short stories and novels can be found at all major online retailers. He lives in St. Louis with his wife, two kids, and one oafishly large labrador retriever. Visit him online at www.thomaskcarpenter.com.

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Iron Walker (Nether Wars #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Thomas Carpenter. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
The alien Tek rides the iron walker, Vassoru, to get his people back from the Sun Chan.
Ghost in the Nether
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Thomas Carpenter. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
When Tek, a pale-furred member of the alien Seeki race, saves the Maestro from assassins, his tribe pays the price for his choice.
The Maestro
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011 by Thomas Carpenter. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Maestro finds solace in exploring the strange new planet called Giant's Belt aboard his walking laboratory Vassoru. But when the Cardinal arrives on planet and demands justice for the Maestro's crimes on Earth, he must prove his innocence or be sentenced to death. This is a short story.

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Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Aboard the Jörmungandr, Heron must flee the remnants of the Roman navy bent on revenge.
Alexandrian Saga (Books 1-3)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 275,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Alexandrian Saga (Books One, Two & Three). Book One - Fires of Alexandria Book Two - Heirs of Alexandria Book Three - Legacy of Alexandria
Empire of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #5)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
One hundred years after the murder of Julius Caesar, the circumstances of his death could change the course of the fledgling Alexandrian Empire.
The Digital Sea Complete Box Set
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 244,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Digital Sea Complete Box Set: It’s 2052. A new reality is just a download away.
Gamers Complete Box Set
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,540. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Gamers Trilogy: Life is a game, unless you're not the one winning.
Warmachines of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #4)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The Alexandrians must contend with an enraged Roman Empire intent on destroying the technologically advanced upstart. While Agog takes his army of steam chariots north, Heron must investigate rumors of ancient weapons thought too destructive for the battlefield. As they speed towards conflict with the undefeated Roman Legion, the Alexandrian side must make a demanding sacrifice to survive.
The Adventures of Heron
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a series of crimes, he learns the unexpected value of the inventor's unique knowledge. Five Mysteries from Ancient Alexandria The Price of Numbers The Weight of Gold The Blood of the Gods The Virtues of Madness The Curse of the Gorgon
The Curse of the Gorgon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.
Legacy of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #3)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The secrets of the pyramids have been lost for two thousand years, but Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy.
The Virtues of Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
The Weight of Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Blood of the Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
The Sky Mother's Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The last sentient city on Earth learns the meaning of courage.
Neochrome Aurora (Digital Sea #3)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,800. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A city-destroying sand storm approaches Beijing. A man-made plague of empty realities consumes rich and poor alike. War clouds gather on the plains of Africa. As the climate spirals towards a tipping point, factions position themselves for a radically changed world.
The Lorieme Job
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Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Just another day in the life of the world's most talented - and dysfunctional - reality thief. But this time Zel Aurora may learn her abilities have limits.
Mirror Shards: Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
BEWARE! Between these pages, thirteen tales about augmented reality lie in wait to steal away your senses.
Coders (Gamers #3)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When Gabby infiltrates the Southlands, reality becomes a dangerous game.
Dead Man's Resolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Tibor stumbles upon a dead man in a dumpster with a high-tech system, he learns that life outside his small, little world has gotten stranger than the games he plays.
End Games
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For Walter Haggarty, stuck in a retirement home and wheelchair bound isn't so bad. Every day brings a new adventure playing alternate-reality war games on his high tech eye-screens. At least until he draws the ire of the facility management. Then he must make a choice between honor and his grandchildren's future. This is a short story. Also, contains bonus story.
Frags (Gamers #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Frags escape to the Freelands, they find freedom has its own challenges. Without the familiar rules of LifeGame, Gabby and the Frags stumble from one dangerous Freeland to the next, while conflict in the group threatens to split them up. As the trail to Zaela becomes confused by the looming war, Gabby must reinvent herself or never see her best friend again.
The Godhead Machine (Digital Sea #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,840. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When an old enemy seizes control of the expanding Wiki-religion to create a new world order, he forces Zel Aurora to turn her greatest weakness - understanding people - into a strength or doom the planet to endless religious war.
The Price of Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a curious disturbance involving the Temple of Bacchus and an agitated numerologist, he learns the true cost of numbers.
Mirror Shards: Volume One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Explore the edge of augmented reality in thirteen tales from thirteen fantastic authors. When the digital world collides with our real one, bringing all its problems and benefits, mankind will have to relearn what it means to be human.
Tales from the Digital Sea (Volume One)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Best selling author Thomas K. Carpenter has written dozens of stories set in the Digital Sea universe. In this collection are four stories.
Fires of Alexandria
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria—the city's most renown inventor—receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime, setting in motion a chain of events that will shake the Roman Empire and change the course of history forever.
Gamers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.07 from 15 reviews)
Gabby DeCorte, reality-hacker extraordinaire, has been doing whatever it takes to keep her best friend, Zaela, from falling behind in LifeGame. But when a mysterious group called the Frags contacts Gabby claiming to know what really happens to the losers of LifeGame, she must choose between winning and what she believes in.
The Cageless Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Visiting the galaxy's only Cageless Zoo should be a special treat for Melandre and her children. Except she's still trying to reckon with her husband's recent death and how she's going to raise two highly independent children on her own. As their visit quickly falls to chaos, Melandre learns that family is the only thing left she has to rely on.
Animorphosis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the beasts die, so too does man. The indomitable Jax fled the militant animists years ago out of safety for his son. Now his grandfather requests his return, promising an answer to his lifelong quest to save the oceans in return for a favor he cannot give. This story is a novelette.
The Unbelievers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Power exists through the illusion of belief… Stephen's sister dies slowly from a wasting disease and only the mysterious Unbelievers offer help if he will deny the "false reality" of the Magus. Can a young boy stand up to the great power in the city? Or will his defiance cost him his life?
The Digital Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
It’s 2052. A new reality is just a download away. Zel Aurora can change the Digital Sea with a thought, but all that power can't save her daughter from a deadly disease. So Zel makes a deal with the Djed to stop the new realities threatening his global empire where she’ll be forced to make a choice that may cost her daughter’s life.
Sagan's Law
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Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
While escaping a rotting city that betrayed her dreams, an expectant mother and her young child must discover the truth about her husband's murder, utilizing the memories trapped in his augmented reality glasses. This is a short story. This edition also contains a bonus story: Ruminations.

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